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The Caltech Archives were formally established in 1968 to serve as the collective memory of the California Institute of Technology. Our mission is to preserve and make accessible the institutional records, personal papers, documents, artifacts and pictorial materials that tell the school's history.


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Alternative Titles : Palomar Construction, Palomar Archives 2 and Palomar Archives 3 Description : Part 1 includes footage of all aspects of the construction of the Palomar 200-inch Hale Telescope. Part 2 includes footage of the 200" mirror, its grinding and cleaning. Follows the mirror through loading onto flatbed truck and transportation from Caltech to Palomar mountain. Part 3 begins with views of the site, vignettes on the engineers and proceeds to detail the contruction of the dome....
Topics: californialightandsound, Palomar, Mount (Calif.), Palomar reflecting telescope – history,...
California Institute of Technology Archives
by California Institute of Technology
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Series : The Earnest C. Watson Caltech Lecture Series Description : David Goodstein, Ph.D. and Judith R. Goodstein, Ph.D. "Earnest Watson and the Amazing Liquid Air Show" Source : 1 Tape of 1: S-VHS Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is...
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Note:  Inherent spots. Damaged original. Description: Poppy Fields-ft Mt. Lowe.  Call Number: PH. 8 Digitized by California Revealed .
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph: 4 x 3 1/4 in.
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by California Institute of Technology
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Description : Focuses on operation of the Palomar 200-inch Hale Telescope. Part 1: Establishing shots. Exterior views of landscape surrounding the dome of the 200-inch Hale Telescope on Palomar Mountain. Medium shot and close-up of dome rotating and dome slot opening. Part 2: Long shot, medium shot and close-up taken from floor of dome. Astronomer consults with night assistant at 200-inch control console. Astronomer starts to ascend stairs to elevator. Night assistant operates controls that...
Topics: californialightandsound, Reflecting Telescopes--Palomar, Mount (Calif.)--History, California,...
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by National Educational Television and Radio Corporation
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Description : Covers both the history of the building of the telescope, especially the mirror, and the operation of the telescope from its dedication in 1948 until the date of the film. Includes footage of the casting of the mirror at Corning. Astronomers who appear in the film are Ira Bowen (who also narrates), Edwin Hubble, Milton Humason, Bruce Rule; also footage of Russell Porter and some of his drawings. There are voice-overs by George McCauley and Melvin Johnson. Source : 1 Reel of 1:...
Topics: californialightandsound, Reflecting Telescopes--Palomar, Mount (Calif.)--History, California,...
California Institute of Technology Archives
by von Karman, Theodore, 1881-1963
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Description : The reel is part of a series of footage covering von Kármán’s family, his travels, his meeting with scientists and technical footage. The films were made by von Kármán himself or by family members and friends. Call Number : TVK-158-2 Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Series Title : Theodore von Kármán Film Footage Collection Guide : Papers of Theodore von Kármán Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In...
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Series : Air Talk: The Caltech Edition Additional Title : Russia and their New Constitution Description : AirTalk is the longest-running daily talk show in Southern California, aired for the first time on April, 1985. Starting in 1988, the talk show hosted by Larry Mantle, was devoted to Caltech and Jet Propulsion Laboratory on the third Wednesday of every month and had the title "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition". The first broadcast of "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition" took to...
Topics: californialightandsound, Air Talk: The Caltech Edition
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Research, experiments and examples of tsunami research related to California. Laboratory research conducted in Pasadena, California. Part of the videos from the Fredric Raichlen collection which contains footage of research, experiments and examples of tsunami research related to California. Fredric Raichlen, Professor Emeritus of Civil and Mechanical Engineering in Caltech's Division of Engineering and Applied Science taught at the California Institute of Technology in Southern California for...
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Source: VHS: 1 Tape of 1
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by California Institute of Technology; National Public Radio; City of Pasadena's Government Channel
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Series : Air Talk: The Caltech Edition Additional Title : The history of Caltech Description : AirTalk is the longest-running daily talk show in Southern California, aired for the first time on April, 1985. Starting in 1988, the talk show hosted by Larry Mantle, was devoted to Caltech and Jet Propulsion Laboratory on the third Wednesday of every month and had the title "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition". The first broadcast of "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition" took to the airwaves...
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California Institute of Technology Archives
by California Institute of Technology
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Series : The Earnest C. Watson Caltech Lecture Series Description : Kip S. Thorne, Ph.D. "Wormholes Through Hyperspace and Travel Through Time" Source : 2 Tapes of 2: 3/4 inch videotape Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for...
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by von Kármán, Theodore, 1881-1963
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Note : Einstein section at 10:16 is originally from another reel . This copy of the footage was incorrectly flipped. Description : The reel is part of a series of footage covering von Kármán's family, his travels, his meeting with scientists and technical footage. The films were made by von Kármán himself or by family members and friends. Call Number : TVK-161-7 Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Series Title : Theodore von Kármán Film Footage Collection Guide : Papers of Theodore von...
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by California Institute of Technology; National Public Radio; City of Pasadena's Government Channel
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Series : Air Talk: The Caltech Edition Description : AirTalk is the longest-running daily talk show in Southern California, aired for the first time on April, 1985. Starting in 1988, the talk show hosted by Larry Mantle, was devoted to Caltech and Jet Propulsion Laboratory on the third Wednesday of every month and had the title "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition". The first broadcast of "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition" took to the airwaves on January 20, 1988. The program was aired...
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by California Institute of Technology
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Series : The Earnest C. Watson Caltech Lecture Series Description : Edward C. Stone, Ph.D. "Voyager at Neptune" Source : 1 Tape of 1: 3/4 inch videotape Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research....
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by California Institute of Technology
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Note : Program on Part 1 begins 00:01:30. Description : Video of California Nobel Prize centennial celebration held at Caltech October 24, 2001. Speakers: David Baltimore (Caltech Nobel Prize winner), Edward B. Lewis (Caltech Nobel Prize winner), Richard A. Anderson, George C. Olah (USC Nobel Prize winner), K. C. Nicolaou, Ahmed H. Zewail (Caltech Nobel Prize winner), Rudolph A. Marcus (Caltech Nobel Prize winner), Andrew E. Lange. Source : 2 Tapes of 2: Betacam SP Rights : Copyright status...
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Storm Waves: Seal Beach Pier, Santa Monica Pier, Crystal Pier, Malibu. Part of the videos from the Fredric Raichlen collection which contains footage of research, experiments and examples of tsunami research related to California. Fredric Raichlen, Professor Emeritus of Civil and Mechanical Engineering in Caltech's Division of Engineering and Applied Science taught at the California Institute of Technology in Southern California for forty years, formally retired from teaching in 2002, and...
Topics: californiarevealed, Coasts--California, Engineers, Coasts, Port of Los Angeles
Source: VHS: 1 Tape of 1
California Institute of Technology Archives
by Raichlen, Fredric
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Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant, California. Part of the videos from the Fredric Raichlen collection which contains footage of research, experiments and examples of tsunami research related to California. Fredric Raichlen, Professor Emeritus of Civil and Mechanical Engineering in Caltech's Division of Engineering and Applied Science taught at the California Institute of Technology in Southern California for forty years, formally retired from teaching in 2002, and remained active until 2014,...
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Source: VHS: 1 Tape of 1
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by California Institute of Technology
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Note : Program recorded at low level as on original tape. Series : The Earnest C. Watson Caltech Lecture Series Description : The speaker is Brian P. Wernicke, Chandler Family Professor of Geology at Caltech. Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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Description : Footage of Bryan Allen flying Gossamer Condor at Shafter airport for Kremer prize. Call Number : Caltech 7-26.6 Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Guide : The Paul B. MacCready Papers ca. 1930-2002 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This...
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Description: Glass photographs -many in color- of Southern California scenes. They include Pasadena views (homes, a school, a church), Mt. Lowe, poppy fields, sunset over the Pacific, San Gabriel Mission, Catalina Island, Los Angeles (Eastlake Park), hauling cotton in Imperial Valley, San Luis Rey arches, headwaters of Owens River.  Call Number: PH. 25 Digitized by California Revealed .
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph: 4 x 3 1/4 in.
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by California Institute of Technology
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Series : The Earnest C. Watson Caltech Lecture Series Description : Jacqeline K. Barton, Ph.D. "Travels Along the DNA Helix" Source : 1 Tape of 1: 3/4 inch videotape Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education...
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by Burrod, Bill
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Series : The Challenging Sea Description : Documentary produced as part of the TV series, The Challenging Sea, produced by Bill Burrud. Documents work done by Caltech professor Wheeler J. North under Dept of Agriculture program to study California kelp beds. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection : Finding Aid for the Wheeler J. North Papers 1959-1999 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction...
Topics: californialightandsound, Kelps--California, Marine biology, Marine ecology, California, Wheeler J....
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Description: Cement Lined Canal, 200 Ft. above Owens Lake.  Call Number: PH. 23 Digitized by California Revealed .
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph: 4 x 3 1/4 in.
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Note : Show returns to main topic at 00:02:57 on Part 2. Series : Air Talk: The Caltech Edition Additional Title : Mars Global Surveyor Description : AirTalk is the longest-running daily talk show in Southern California, aired for the first time on April, 1985. Starting in 1988, the talk show hosted by Larry Mantle, was devoted to Caltech and Jet Propulsion Laboratory on the third Wednesday of every month and had the title "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition". The first broadcast of...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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by Raichlen, Fredric
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Research, experiments and examples of tsunami research related to California. Part of the videos from the Fredric Raichlen collection which contains footage of research, experiments and examples of tsunami research related to California. Fredric Raichlen, Professor Emeritus of Civil and Mechanical Engineering in Caltech's Division of Engineering and Applied Science taught at the California Institute of Technology in Southern California for forty years, formally retired from teaching in 2002,...
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by California Institute of Technology
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Series : The Earnest C. Watson Caltech Lecture Series Description : Ronald W.P. Drever, Ph.D. "Gravitational Wave Experiments: Laser Techniques" Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research....
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by Raichlen, Fredric
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Research, experiments and examples of tsunami research related to California. Part of the videos from the Fredric Raichlen collection which contains footage of research, experiments and examples of tsunami research related to California. Fredric Raichlen, Professor Emeritus of Civil and Mechanical Engineering in Caltech's Division of Engineering and Applied Science taught at the California Institute of Technology in Southern California for forty years, formally retired from teaching in 2002,...
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Research, experiments and examples of tsunami research related to California. Part of the videos from the Fredric Raichlen collection which contains footage of research, experiments and examples of tsunami research related to California. Fredric Raichlen, Professor Emeritus of Civil and Mechanical Engineering in Caltech's Division of Engineering and Applied Science taught at the California Institute of Technology in Southern California for forty years, formally retired from teaching in 2002,...
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Description: A lecture on the shift of black voters from the Republican to the Democratic party in the 1930s in the Los Angeles area. Call number: VHS 1 Digitized by California Revealed .
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: VHS
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by Hatcher, J. B.
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Description : Donor J. Hatcher took campus shots during his undergraduate period at Caltech, 1927-1930, with his Sept camera. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research....
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Series : Air Talk: The Caltech Edition Description : AirTalk is the longest-running daily talk show in Southern California, aired for the first time on April, 1985. Starting in 1988, the talk show hosted by Larry Mantle, was devoted to Caltech and Jet Propulsion Laboratory on the third Wednesday of every month and had the title "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition". The first broadcast of "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition" took to the airwaves on January 20, 1988. The program was aired...
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by California Institute of Technology
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Note : Program begins at 00:04:10. Audio level varies, occasionally quite low. Skew error and head switching noise as on original tape. Series : The Earnest C. Watson Caltech Lecture Series Description : Andrew P. Ingersoll "El Nino and Global Warming: What's Happening to our Weather?" Source : 1 Tape of 1: S-VHS Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift...
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Series : Air Talk: The Caltech Edition Additional Title : Caltech Almanac segments Description : AirTalk is the longest-running daily talk show in Southern California, aired for the first time on April, 1985. Starting in 1988, the talk show hosted by Larry Mantle, was devoted to Caltech and Jet Propulsion Laboratory on the third Wednesday of every month and had the title "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition". The first broadcast of "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition" took to the...
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by California Institute of Technology
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Series : The Earnest C. Watson Caltech Lecture Series Description : The speaker is Dr. Frank Press, Director of the Caltech Seismological Laboratory from 1957 to 1965 and Professor of Geophysics at Caltech. Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is...
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Note : Audio recorded at low level and varies throughout. Video dropouts. Series : The Earnest C. Watson Caltech Lecture Series Description : Shrinivas Kulkarni, Ph.D. "Gamma Ray Bursts: Dying Cries from the Deep Universe" Source : 1 Tape of 1: S-VHS Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity...
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Series : Air Talk: The Caltech Edition Description : AirTalk is the longest-running daily talk show in Southern California, aired for the first time on April, 1985. Starting in 1988, the talk show hosted by Larry Mantle, was devoted to Caltech and Jet Propulsion Laboratory on the third Wednesday of every month and had the title "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition". The first broadcast of "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition" took to the airwaves on January 20, 1988. The program was aired...
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by Clauser, Francis H.
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Note:  Recording contains a high amount of hiss and static. Description: Francis H. Clauser, the Clark Blanchard Millikan Professor of Engineering,  he was a founder of modern aeronautics and helped usher in the Space Age. Clauser arrived at the dawn of the environmental movement, launched Caltech's interdisciplinary graduate program in environmental engineering science and established the Environmental Quality Laboratory, or EQL. In this talk, recorded during the 1973 Caltech Alumni Day, he...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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Series : Air Talk: The Caltech Edition Description : AirTalk is the longest-running daily talk show in Southern California, aired for the first time on April, 1985. Starting in 1988, the talk show hosted by Larry Mantle, was devoted to Caltech and Jet Propulsion Laboratory on the third Wednesday of every month and had the title "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition". The first broadcast of "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition" took to the airwaves on January 20, 1988. The program was aired...
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Series : Air Talk: The Caltech Edition Description : AirTalk is the longest-running daily talk show in Southern California, aired for the first time on April, 1985. Starting in 1988, the talk show hosted by Larry Mantle, was devoted to Caltech and Jet Propulsion Laboratory on the third Wednesday of every month and had the title "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition". The first broadcast of "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition" took to the airwaves on January 20, 1988. The program was aired...
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Note : Program begins at 00:04:32. Another program can be heard faintly under primary program. Series : Air Talk: The Caltech Edition Additional Title : Linus Pauling and the Twentieth Century Description : AirTalk is the longest-running daily talk show in Southern California, aired for the first time on April, 1985. Starting in 1988, the talk show hosted by Larry Mantle, was devoted to Caltech and Jet Propulsion Laboratory on the third Wednesday of every month and had the title "AirTalk:...
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by von Kármán, Theodore, 1881-1963
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Note : Original film extremely warped at beginning. Description : Research carried out at the Guggenheim Aeronautical Laboratory at Caltech with en Eiffel type wind tunnel. The reel is part of a series of footage covering von Kármán’s family, his travels, his meeting with scientists and technical footage. The films were made by von Kármán himself or by family members and friends. Call Number : TVK-162-10 Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Series Title : Theodore von Kármán Film Footage...
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Note : Damaged original. Description: Mt. Lowe Ry. Upper Division.  Call Number:   PH. 9 Digitized by California Revealed .
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph: 4 x 3 1/4 in.
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Note : Beginning of Part 2 repeats content at end of Part 1. Series : The Earnest C. Watson Caltech Lecture Series Description : Dr. Harry B. Gray, Ph.D. "A Chemist Looks at Electron Transport in Biology" Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work...
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by Brooks, Norman
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Description: Environmental and Civil Engineering Professor Norman Brooks gives an overview of the floods from the larger rivers of California, how flood control works responded, and what damages occurred on the coast. Call number: AUDIO 08 Digitized by California Revealed .
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Description: Glass photographs -many in color- of Southern California scenes. They include Pasadena views (homes, a school, a church), Mt. Lowe, poppy fields, sunset over the Pacific, San Gabriel Mission, Catalina Island, Los Angeles (Eastlake Park), hauling cotton in Imperial Valley, San Luis Rey arches, headwaters of Owens River.  Call Number: PH. 10 Digitized by California Revealed .
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph: 4 x 3 1/4 in.
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Series : The Earnest C. Watson Caltech Lecture Series Description : Eliot M. Meyerowitz, Ph.D. "Unraveling the Mysteries of Flower Development" Source : 1 Tape of 1: S-VHS Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of...
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Series : Air Talk: The Caltech Edition Additional Title : DNA studies Description : AirTalk is the longest-running daily talk show in Southern California, aired for the first time on April, 1985. Starting in 1988, the talk show hosted by Larry Mantle, was devoted to Caltech and Jet Propulsion Laboratory on the third Wednesday of every month and had the title "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition". The first broadcast of "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition" took to the airwaves on January...
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Series : The Earnest C. Watson Caltech Lecture Series Description : Barclay Kamb, Ph.D. "Is the Antarctic Ice Sheet Disintegrating?" Source : 1 Tape of 1: VHS Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and...
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Series : Air Talk: The Caltech Edition Additional Title : Galielo and other space exploration Description : AirTalk is the longest-running daily talk show in Southern California, aired for the first time on April, 1985. Starting in 1988, the talk show hosted by Larry Mantle, was devoted to Caltech and Jet Propulsion Laboratory on the third Wednesday of every month and had the title "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition". The first broadcast of "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition" took to...
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Series : The Earnest C. Watson Caltech Lecture Series Description : Hans Bethe, Ph.D., Nobel Laureate "The Need for Nuclear Power" Source : 2 Tapes of 2: 3/4 inch videotape Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of...
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Note : Program level varies as on original tape. Series : The Earnest C. Watson Caltech Lecture Series Description : The speaker is Dr. Kip S. Thorne, Richard P. Feynman Professor of Theoretical Physics at Caltech. Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work...
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Series : Air Talk: The Caltech Edition Description : AirTalk is the longest-running daily talk show in Southern California, aired for the first time on April, 1985. Starting in 1988, the talk show hosted by Larry Mantle, was devoted to Caltech and Jet Propulsion Laboratory on the third Wednesday of every month and had the title "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition". The first broadcast of "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition" took to the airwaves on January 20, 1988. The program was aired...
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Series : The Earnest C. Watson Caltech Lecture Series Description : Eric Davidson, Ph.D. "Genes, Eggs, and Embryos" Source : 1 Tape of 1: S-VHS Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research....
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by von Kármán, Theodore, 1881-1963
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Description : In this reel (part of a series of footage covering von Kármán's family, his travels, his meeting with scientists and technical footage), von Kármán meets with Caltech's biochemist professor Henry Borsook . The films were made by von Kármán himself or by family members and friends. Call Number : TVK-158-14 Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 8mm Series Title : Theodore von Kármán Film Footage Collection Guide : Papers of Theodore von Kármán Rights : Copyright status unknown. This...
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Series : Air Talk: The Caltech Edition Description : AirTalk is the longest-running daily talk show in Southern California, aired for the first time on April, 1985. Starting in 1988, the talk show hosted by Larry Mantle, was devoted to Caltech and Jet Propulsion Laboratory on the third Wednesday of every month and had the title "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition". The first broadcast of "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition" took to the airwaves on January 20, 1988. The program was aired...
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Note : Program begins at 00:01:06 after traffic report. Series : Air Talk: The Caltech Edition Description : AirTalk is the longest-running daily talk show in Southern California, aired for the first time on April, 1985. Starting in 1988, the talk show hosted by Larry Mantle, was devoted to Caltech and Jet Propulsion Laboratory on the third Wednesday of every month and had the title "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition". The first broadcast of "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition" took to...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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Series : Air Talk: The Caltech Edition Description : AirTalk is the longest-running daily talk show in Southern California, aired for the first time on April, 1985. Starting in 1988, the talk show hosted by Larry Mantle, was devoted to Caltech and Jet Propulsion Laboratory on the third Wednesday of every month and had the title "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition". The first broadcast of "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition" took to the airwaves on January 20, 1988. The program was aired...
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Note : Hiss and lots of background noise as on original tape. Some phasing and distortion throughout. The speaker on Part 1 is Amnon Yariv and the speaker on Part 2 is Carver Andress Mead. Description : Amnon Yariv is an Israeli-American professor of applied physics and electrical engineering at the California Institute of Technology, known for his pioneering contributions to opto-electronics.The semiconductor distributed feedback laser, a device used in the Internet's fiber-optic...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1 : 1/8 inch audio cassette
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Series : Air Talk: The Caltech Edition Description : AirTalk is the longest-running daily talk show in Southern California, aired for the first time on April, 1985. Starting in 1988, the talk show hosted by Larry Mantle, was devoted to Caltech and Jet Propulsion Laboratory on the third Wednesday of every month and had the title "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition". The first broadcast of "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition" took to the airwaves on January 20, 1988. The program was aired...
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Series : Air Talk: The Caltech Edition Description : AirTalk is the longest-running daily talk show in Southern California, aired for the first time on April, 1985. Starting in 1988, the talk show hosted by Larry Mantle, was devoted to Caltech and Jet Propulsion Laboratory on the third Wednesday of every month and had the title "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition". The first broadcast of "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition" took to the airwaves on January 20, 1988. The program was aired...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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Note : Audio recorded at somewhat low level. Series : The Earnest C. Watson Caltech Lecture Series Description : Bruce Murray, Ph.D. "The World of our Grandchildren: Visualizing Alternative Futures with the World Wide Web" Source : 1 Tape of 1: S-VHS Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity...
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Series : Air Talk: The Caltech Edition Additional Title : The Hubble space telescope Description : AirTalk is the longest-running daily talk show in Southern California, aired for the first time on April, 1985. Starting in 1988, the talk show hosted by Larry Mantle, was devoted to Caltech and Jet Propulsion Laboratory on the third Wednesday of every month and had the title "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition". The first broadcast of "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition" took to the...
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Series : Air Talk: The Caltech Edition Description : AirTalk is the longest-running daily talk show in Southern California, aired for the first time on April, 1985. Starting in 1988, the talk show hosted by Larry Mantle, was devoted to Caltech and Jet Propulsion Laboratory on the third Wednesday of every month and had the title "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition". The first broadcast of "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition" took to the airwaves on January 20, 1988. The program was aired...
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by von Kármán, Theodore, 1881-1963
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Description : The reel is part of a series of footage covering von Kármán's family, his travels, his meeting with scientists and technical footage. The films were made by von Kármán himself or by family members and friends. Call Number : TVK-158-12 Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Series Title : Theodore von Kármán Film Footage Collection Guide : Papers of Theodore von Kármán Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In...
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Note : Program begins 00:02:34. Series : The Earnest C. Watson Caltech Lecture Series Description : Fred E. C. Culick, Richard L. and Dorothy M. Hayman Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Professor of Jet Propulsion, Caltech "What Happened in Aeronautics After the Wright Brothers?" Source : 1 Tape of 1: Betacam SP Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of...
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Note : Another program can be heard faintly under primary program. Audio level varies. Series : Air Talk: The Caltech Edition Description : AirTalk is the longest-running daily talk show in Southern California, aired for the first time on April, 1985. Starting in 1988, the talk show hosted by Larry Mantle, was devoted to Caltech and Jet Propulsion Laboratory on the third Wednesday of every month and had the title "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition". The first broadcast of "AirTalk:...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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Note : Gap in Part 2 between 00:04:08 - 00:04:15 as on original tape. Series : Air Talk: The Caltech Edition Description : AirTalk is the longest-running daily talk show in Southern California, aired for the first time on April, 1985. Starting in 1988, the talk show hosted by Larry Mantle, was devoted to Caltech and Jet Propulsion Laboratory on the third Wednesday of every month and had the title "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition". The first broadcast of "AirTalk: The Caltech...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio tape
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Note : Slides are very dark, and audio is occasionally distorted. Series : The Earnest C. Watson Caltech Lecture Series Description : Stephen Hawking introduces John Preskill, Feynman Professor of Theoretical Physics, who gives a lecture on "Quantum Information and Quantum Computation" Source : 1 Tape of 1: S-VHS Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift...
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Description: Glass photographs -many in color- of Southern California scenes. They include Pasadena views (homes, a school, a church), Mt. Lowe, poppy fields, sunset over the Pacific, San Gabriel Mission, Catalina Island, Los Angeles (Eastlake Park), hauling cotton in Imperial Valley, San Luis Rey arches, headwaters of Owens River.  Call Number: PH. 12 Digitized by California Revealed .
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph: 4 x 3 1/4 in.
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Series : Air Talk: The Caltech Edition Description : AirTalk is the longest-running daily talk show in Southern California, aired for the first time on April, 1985. Starting in 1988, the talk show hosted by Larry Mantle, was devoted to Caltech and Jet Propulsion Laboratory on the third Wednesday of every month and had the title "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition". The first broadcast of "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition" took to the airwaves on January 20, 1988. The program was aired...
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Note : Program begins 00:04:57. Another program can be heard faintly under primary program. Hiss and distortion on Part 2 as on original tape. Series : Air Talk: The Caltech Edition Additional Title : Observations of the Future Description : AirTalk is the longest-running daily talk show in Southern California, aired for the first time on April, 1985. Starting in 1988, the talk show hosted by Larry Mantle, was devoted to Caltech and Jet Propulsion Laboratory on the third Wednesday of every...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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by Raichlen, Fredric
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Diablo Canyon Power Plant, California. Part of the videos from the Fredric Raichlen collection which contains footage of research, experiments and examples of tsunami research related to California. Fredric Raichlen, Professor Emeritus of Civil and Mechanical Engineering in Caltech's Division of Engineering and Applied Science taught at the California Institute of Technology in Southern California for forty years, formally retired from teaching in 2002, and remained active until 2014, working...
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Description: Glass photographs -many in color- of Southern California scenes. They include Pasadena views (homes, a school, a church), Mt. Lowe, poppy fields, sunset over the Pacific, San Gabriel Mission, Catalina Island, Los Angeles (Eastlake Park), hauling cotton in Imperial Valley, San Luis Rey arches, headwaters of Owens River. Call Number: PH. 20 Digitized by California Revealed .
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph: 4 x 3 1/4 in.
Note : Previously transferred from film to VHS. Tacoma Narrows Bridge newsreel at beginning of tape. "Wind Tunnel Tests of Tacoma Narrows Bridge Model" begins at 00:05:57. Description : Footage of Tacoma Narrows Bridge construction, collapse, and finally, testing of model in Caltech Wind Tunnel. It features also, William Zisch (manager of Aerojet) with navy, and other footage of the 10' wind tunnel, including Clark Millikan (Caltech professor of aeronautics). Additional Description :...
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by von Kármán, Theodore, 1881-1963
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Description : The reel is part of a collection of footage covering Von Kármán's family, travel, scientists and technical footage. The films were made by von Kármán himself or by family members and friends. Call Number : TVK-161-10 Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Series Title : Theodore von Kármán Film Footage Collection Guide : Papers of Theodore von Kármán Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its...
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Series : The Earnest C. Watson Caltech Lecture Series Description : Anneila I. Sargent Professor of Astronomy "From Dust to Us - The Birth of Stars and Planets" Source : 1 Tape of 1: Betacam SP Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is...
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